Suzanne Vega and Peter Gabriel Release Cover Albums

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Peter Gabriel by Nadav Kandar

The TV shows American Idol and Glee have made cover songs a greater focal point for the music business than ever, even including songwriting-publishing’s peak years in the early recording era. Of course, the histrionics of the Idol contestants and the high school kids of Glee can’t match a […]

Artie Lange "Hurt"

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In December, Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange tried to join “that stupid club” (Wendy Cobain’s term) of great young artists who have died, by stabbing himself (according to the NY Post).

I’m posting this video because I love him and I hope he recovers. Perhaps you recall Johnny Cash‘s poignant video for his […]

Rihanna to Sing Bob Marley on Oprah

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Rihanna's Oprah Single

Pop/R&B superstar Rihanna will appear on Oprah! today as part of a broadcast that will raise money for the organization Hope for Haiti.

Rihanna is one of my favorite debut artists of the past ten years, and this project reinforces her Caribbean heritage in a sweet way after a year […]

Big Mouth (Courtney Love) Strikes Again

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Ironically, a huge story about my Beatles, Nirvana, and another video game, Guitar Hero 5, broke this afternoon. In the latest Activision title, the brooding Generation X spokesman, Kurt Cobain, was turned into front man for Bon Jovi, Public Enemy and many others through obnoxious use of technology and rights secured from his […]

Earbender's Clipmarks List

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Clipmarks is a great site for documenting and organizing articles and pages from around the web. This page enables earbender to organize and share results of our campaigns with clients, but also the world, via a site that enables even more sharing via its categories, rankings and simply by being online instead of on […]